Cameron Tonkinwise

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Cameron Tonkinwise is the Associate Dean for Sustainability at Parsons The New School for Design. Previously the Co-Chair of the Tishman Environment and Design Center, which oversees the New School’s Environmental Studies degree programs, Cameron came to the New School from Sydney, Australia where he was Director of Design Studies at the University of Technology, Sydney, and Executive Director of Change Design, formerly known as the EcoDesign Foundation, a think-tank focused on design-enabled social change toward more sustainable futures. Cameron’s current research concerns lowering societal materials intensity by decoupling use and ownership – in short, sharing. Cameron is also on the Board of Directors of, a crowd-resourcing platform for community level environmental actions.

This lecture took place Wednesday, October 5, 2011 at 5:00 pm in Breed Hall.